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    Sale 1922

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    3 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 545

    MELVILLE, Herman (1819-1891). White Jacket; or the World in a Man-of-War. New York: Harper, 1850.

    Price Realised  

    MELVILLE, Herman (1819-1891). White Jacket; or the World in a Man-of-War. New York: Harper, 1850.

    8o. 6 page publisher's advertisements at end. Original slate blind-stamped cloth, yellow coated endpapers (spine slightly faded, some light wear at extremities, remnants of bookplate); quarter morocco slipcase.

    FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, FIRST PRINTING, first binding. BAL 13662.


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY